06 Nov 2015

Wu-Tang’s RZA Funds Chess Program that Helps At-Risk Youth

Anyone who knows Wu-Tang’s RZA knows he’s a man of chess. From “Da Mystery of Chessboxin'” to his 2012 Liquid Swords special edition chess set bundle, the competitive chess player is now taking his knowledge of the game to the next level by funding a new chess program for at-risk youth. Last week, RZA made a large donation…

05 Nov 2015

How to Make the Job Easier for Your Garbage Collector

Sometimes, unknowingly, we make people’s jobs harder than necessary. A little effort on our part makes their job easier – and in turn, every involved benefits. That’s what this column is all about. Garbage men and women are some of our society’s unsung heroes. They do a job undesirable to most. Without them, garbage would pile up and…

01 Nov 2015

Send a Care Package to a Military Dog

I love dogs with jobs. And you know what’s a particularly hard dog-job, one that goes beyond a typical K9-5? Being a military pup. We’re all aware you can send care packages to humans in the military, but did you know that Military Working Dogs (MWD) also appreciate a package of goodies? These highly trained…

26 Dec 2015

MiFlight: Avoid Airport Aggravation!

How long is the airport security line? Every flyer wants to know. The answer is here. And we're all part of the solution.

23 Oct 2015

Restaurant Gives Discount to Arabs and Israelis who Dine Together

As violence between Palestinians and Israelis continues to rage, one restaurant is counting on the healing powers of hummus to bring about peace to region in conflict. Kobi Tzafrir recently announced that his restaurant, Hummus Bar, located in the small Israeli community of Kfar Vitkin, will offer a 50 percent

21 Oct 2015

Family Uses a Cancelled Wedding as an Opportunity to Feed the Homeless

Imagine this: you’re throwing a beautiful wedding for your daughter, and right before you get a call from her telling you that the groom-to-be backed out. Deposits for the $35,000 wedding have been paid and more bills are on the way. It’s a heartbreaking disaster. Well, when this happened to the Duane family in Sacramento, they…

19 Oct 2015

It’s Time to Reconsider These Common Phrases

I’ll be the first to admit that the world is getting too PC. I firmly believe people need to chill the hell out and quit feeling offended over every little thing. That being said, I do think there are things, such as phrases or questions, that cause unintentional issues and problems, but we keep them…


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